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News releases

2017 News

Costain appointed to Crown Commercial Service Management Consultancy Framework

Costain, the engineering group deploying technology-based solutions to meet national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures, has been appointed by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to provide consulting services as part of its Management Consultancy Framework.

How do you embed social value as an infrastructure consultant?

One of the privileges of the engineering and built environment sector is that our work can transform the lives of local communities as well as the end customers, from young people in early careers to people who want a fresh start.

Bond Street station reaches milestone

Bond Street station reaches milestone

Our team working on the £300m revamp of Bond Street Tube station reached a proud milestone on the morning of the 17 November, just in time for the Christmas shopping surge.

Technology leader Jacqueline de Rojas appointed to board

Costain has today appointed Jacqueline de Rojas as a non-executive director. The appointment is with effect from 20 November 2017. Jacqueline is a leader in the UK technology sector and an experienced non-executive director.

A fresh start: Costain pledges to ‘ban the box’

Costain has formally pledged to ‘ban the box’, supporting a Business in the Community (BITC) initiative to end discrimination against people with criminal convictions.

Government announces funding for a world-leading Smart Mobility Living Lab in London

A consortium led by TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, has been awarded £13.4m of the government’s £51m Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) test bed funding to create a world-leading, real-world test environment in London for the development of future mobility solutions.

Tunnel construction complete on Scotland’s biggest sewer

Tunnel construction complete on Scotland’s biggest sewer

The construction phase of Scotland’s biggest waste water tunnel, which will help tackle flooding and improve river water quality in the Glasgow area, has been completed.

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

Teams at the London Bridge Station redevelopment project ­ part of the government-sponsored Thameslink Programme – worked intensely over the August bank holiday period at London Bridge Station under special ‘blockade’ conditions.

Castle to castle challenge

Castle to castle challenge 2017 for Ty Hafan Hospice

A team of cyclists from four Costain projects in South Wales set off on a 400mile cycle challenge to Edinburgh, to raise funds towards the Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice Memorial Gardens project that commenced in August last year.

Costain brings tech and roads expertise to UK’s first HGV platooning trial

Costain is working with a consortium of partners headed by TRL, the global centre of innovation and transport mobility, on the first real-world operational trial of platooning vehicles on UK roads.